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2019
October
21,
2019
| 13:14 PM America/Chicago
"95% of baby foods contain heavy metals" "Heavy metals in baby foods leading to lower IQs" You might have seen these headlines in the past few weeks as a result of the report, "What's in my baby's food?" from the Healthy Babies, Bright Futures ...
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January
15,
2019
| 13:24 PM America/Chicago
The other night my son absolutely insisted on mac and cheese (one of his few, uh, acceptable entrees). And it couldn’t be that “healthy” natural organic kind. It had to be the neon orange kind. He’s sensitive to colors and textures and can spot that ...
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January
15,
2019
| 10:14 AM America/Chicago
Meals should be a happy and pleasant childhood experience. In our busy lives, it might be one of the few times when we all slow down and check in with one another. But I hear from my patient families all the time that it's anything but relaxing. ...
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2016
February
10,
2016
| 15:48 PM America/Chicago
When I discuss normal newborn sleep patterns with parents at their first several visits, I usually end up with a 4 month old who sleeps through the night. But I have trouble fixing sleep problems in a 2 year old. When I advise my 3 year old patien...
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2015
August
05,
2015
| 11:17 AM America/Chicago
Nearly all children dabble in picky eating. But, severely picky eaters take food selectivity to a different level. Severe selective eating is a disorder that prevents the consumption of certain foods or food groups and is associated with complete int...
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June
05,
2015
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Your child has a runny nose. Again. What are the most common causes of a runny nose? How do you treat one? When should you call a pediatrician? Doc Smitty is back with the latest My Kid Minute. Watch the video to find out all the answers.   ...
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March
27,
2015
| 10:54 AM America/Chicago
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere. And by somewhere, I mean your kitchen. Parents everywhere are facing the day’s most challenging questions: “What am I going to feed my kids tonight?” “Will the dinner battle reduce us both to tears?” “How long before I wave ...
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